Wolfson Microelectronics plc has introduced its WM8325 power management subsystem, said to be the world’s highest current monolithic power management IC (PMIC). The IC is appropriate for portable multimedia applications including smartbooks, tablets, e-books, media players and smartphones. The WM8325 features four programmable DC/DC converters, including one which is capable of delivering up to 2.5 […]
The OSD050T0714-29 features a high-resolution WVGA (800xRGBx480) format in a 5.0” diagonal size. This TFT-LCD display features a parallel 24-bit TTL interface with a high-quality 16.7M color palette. The module has small outline dimension of 26.00 mm (W) × 23.20 mm (H) × 1.30 mm (T) . The active area is 118.5 mm (H) x […]
(University of Michigan) – In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings. The gratings, sliced into metal-dielectric-metal stacks, act as resonators. They trap and transmit light of a particular […]
Semtech Corp. announced the SC442, a 10-channel white LED driver with an integrated 3A boost power switch. The device is capable of driving up to 120 LEDs at up to 30 mA per channel and is packaged in a low-profile 4 mm x 4 mm x0.6 mm, 28-pin MLPQ package. The SC442 operates across a […]
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has today announced the introduction of the innovative WM2002 stereo headphone driver, the world’s first commercially available digital ambient noise canceling (ANC) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). Featuring Wolfson’s revolutionary myZone™ digital ambient noise cancellation (ANC) technology, the WM2002 will enable global electronics manufacturers to provide consumers with cost effective, mass-market, noise canceling […]
(AP) — Microsoft will compete with Apple’s iPad, but it isn’t saying when. Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer says the company is working with Intel Corp. and computer makers to perfect tablet touch-screen computers. Analysts attending an annual meeting at Microsoft headquarters on Thursday got few concrete details. Ballmer did say Windows tablets will use […]
This tutorial provided by Digi-Key and APEM Components explains joystick basics, as well as the physical variants and applications for Apem microswitch joysticks. For more information CLICK HERE.
(Wired) – A digital book reader could bring information to students in developing countries using a technology that is long past its prime: 8-bit computing. The Humane Reader, a device designed by computer consultant Braddock Gaskill, takes two 8-bit microcontrollers and packages them in a “classic style console” that connects to a TV. The device includes […]
This video from Microchip provides an overview of the AR1000 Series Resistive Touch Screen Controller. Visit http://www.microchip.com/mtouch to learn more.
Based on 2.4GHz wireless tech, the nRFready R/C Racing reference design from Nordic Semiconductor allows developers to create advanced remote-control race toy cars. Features of the design include the ability to race with multiple friends, setting up free-form racing tracks using waypoints, feeling crashes through controller vibration, and the ability to collect, see and share racing data. The […]